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France drags Apple and Google to court
14 March 2018, 11:51 | Brandon Parsons
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"That's unacceptable. It's not the economy we want".
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire commented on the case during a French radio show saying "No matter how powerful Google and Apple may be, they can not treat our start-ups and developers the way they do today".
France will reportedly take Google and Apple to court over contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers, according to a report by Reuters.
France has announced it will take legal action against Apple and Google for "abusive commercial practices".
The move is seen as protecting French software developers against "abusive trade practices". Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says the companies are taking advantage of French developers.
Le Parisienreported last December that the finance ministry is seeking to fine Amazon €10 million.
Representatives for Apple and Google couldn't immediately be reached for comment.
In the past few years, France maintained a schizophrenic relationship with American tech giants, both wooing them to build more operations in the country but also pursuing litigation and performing office raids against them for alleged consumer fraud abuses and tax evasion. They've cited the quality of candidates as the main reason for setting up labs in and around Paris on themes from artificial intelligence to delivery drones.
Le Maire will file the suit before the Paris Commercial Court and thinks the resulting fines could add up to "several million euros".
The findings of a similar probe into Amazon.com Inc. a year ago are being reviewed by a tribunal, Le Maire's office said.
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